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How Much Does a Welder Helper Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$40,000
$28,000
$40,000
$55,000
The average welder helper makes about $40,027 per year. That's $19.24 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $28,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $55,000. Many of welder helpers seem to be drawn to construction and manufacturing companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case welder helpers tend to work at technology, energy, and manufacturing companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island pay welder helpers the highest salaries.
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Where Welder Helpers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where welder helpers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Welder Helpers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for welder helpers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Arkansas, Oregon, and Utah.
City
Average Salary

Milwaukee, WI

Salary Range28k - 49k$38k$37,607

Minneapolis, MN

Salary Range27k - 44k$35k$35,187

San Marcos, TX

Salary Range25k - 44k$34k$33,731

Savannah, GA

Salary Range25k - 43k$33k$33,389

Chattanooga, TN

Salary Range24k - 41k$32k$31,568

Ponca City, OK

Salary Range24k - 40k$32k$31,509

Saint Louis, MO

Salary Range23k - 40k$31k$30,870

Tualatin, OR

Salary Range21k - 35k$28k$27,642
$21k
$49k

High Paying Welder Helper Jobs

Which Companies Pay Welder Helpers The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a welder helper, being employed by a company such as Hutco or BAE Systems would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like CSX and CRH America, Inc. also report highly competitive salaries for welder helpers.
Company
Average Salary
Hutco
Salary Range55k - 63k$60k$59,532
BAE Systems
Salary Range55k - 63k$59k$59,054
CSX
Salary Range55k - 62k$59k$58,643
CRH America, Inc.
Salary Range52k - 59k$56k$55,592
Heldenfels Enterprises
Salary Range38k - 45k$42k$41,650
Aerotek
Salary Range28k - 32k$30k$30,345
Automation Personnel Services
Salary Range26k - 28k$27k$27,457
Wastequip
Salary Range21k - 25k$24k$23,506
Mertz Manufacturing
Salary Range21k - 25k$23k$23,387
$21k
$63k

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    How Much Do Welder Helpers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, welder helper salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, energy, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for welder helpers. For example, welder helpers make a whopping average salary of $61,775 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $55,305 at energy companies and $52,853 at manufacturing companies. But welder helpers may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $42,854.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Technology

    Salary Range56k - 67k$62k$61,775

    Energy

    Salary Range48k - 62k$55k$55,305

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range46k - 59k$53k$52,853

    Construction

    Salary Range38k - 51k$44k$44,273

    Professional

    Salary Range35k - 52k$43k$42,854
    $35k
    $67k

    How Experience Affects Welder Helper Salaries

    The salary for a welder helper can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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